Tickets to the 2015 Splendour in the Grass music festival sold out within minutes this year.
Tickets to the 2015 Splendour in the Grass music festival sold out within minutes this year. Marc Stapelberg

Splendour community grants open for submissions

THE 2015 Splendour in the Grass Community Grants Fund is now open for applications. 

Each year, Splendour In The Grass donates a portion of the event's ticket sales to some of the Byron Shire's local community groups.

In the last 14 years, $375,000 has been distributed throughout local organisations.

If you know of, or are a part of an organisation within the Byron Shire community that is in need of a monetary helping hand, then log onto the website for more info and download a copy of the application form

You can also email them at community@splendourinthegrass.com to receive a copy of the application form.

In 2014, one of the major beneficiaries was Shara Community Gardens. 

Located at South Golden Beach, Shara Community Gardens brings people together to grow food, promote sustainable living and share knowledge, creativity and culture.

In recent years some of the funds' other recipients have included:

  • The Mullum Music Festivals Youth Training Station
  • Brunswick Valley Landcare
  • Brunswick Valley Rescue
  • Ocean Shores United Soccer Club
  • Ocean Shores Tidy Town
  • Brunswick Heads Public School
  • WIRES
  • The Pocket Public School
  • Crabbes Creek Public School.  

Applications close on Friday, July 17. 



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